PSSP (Parallel Systems Support Program).

PMR -> Problem Management Report CUod -> Capacity Upgrade on Demand #splitvg -y newnameofthevg -c 3 origVG #recreatevg [ -y VGname ] [ -p ] [ -f ] [ -Y Lv_Prefix | -l LvNameFile ] [ -L Label_Prefix ] [ -n ] disks.... -> This command will give newvgname to all those disks which were duplicated from a volumegroup disks, it generates new pvids and you can specify new names to lvs which exists in the pvs. #joinvg origvg #getlvodm -C command will list all the configured physical volumes in the system. inodes keeps metadata info of a file thats 1. permissions 2. no. of links 3. type of file 4. uid/gid 5. size 6. address of blocks 7. time mod/access/create 8. acl 9. reserved other /etc/netsvc.conf -> just like /etc/nsswitch.conf #mkvgdata vgname (the file like in mksysb (#mkszfile) will be created as /tmp/vgdata/vgname/ File /etc/dumpfdates Chapter -2 ODM Q how to verbosefully run administrative commands? A #sh –xv #set –xv #script Q A Q2. A2. Q3. A3. what are vgstates and lvstates? active/complete, active/partial, inactive and open/synched , closed. How many types of information is stored in ODM? SMIT, SVPD, NIM, TCP/IP, Devices, SRC, Error Log and Dump. What are the characteristics of ODM Table and what are the operations applied on them, give examples? 1. Object Class (odmcreate and odmdrop) like PdAt, CuDep. 2. Descriptors (queries are done on descriptors=value and command used is “odmshow”) like uniquetype, attribute, values, name. 3. Objects (odmget, odmadd, odmdelete and odmchange). What is the extension name of Object Class file? odmcreate file.cre What is the command to configure devices and where does it refer to configure them? “cfgmgr” command refers Config_Rules. Explain the ODM repositories. 1. /etc/objrepos (System specific ODM and cannot be exchanged with other machines) 2. /usr/lib/objrepos (AIX specific ODM and can be shared with other AIX machines) 3. /usr/share/lib/objrepos (can be shared with other UNIX machines)

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7 How will you change the block_size attribute of 8mm scsi tape object in ODM? a. odmget –q “uniquetype=tape/scsi/8mm and attribute=block_size” PdAt > file b.Q6. /etc/qconfig and user information etc. A. Does ODM maintain all information about system? No. A6. some other configuration information is stored in files like /etc/filesystems. Q7. vi file .

2 -> Stopped. values = “0-245760. What are the values of “status” in CuDv and their meaning? A12. Where will you find the major and minor numbers of device in ODM? in CuDvDr. What is stored in CuVPD Vital Product Data stores manufacturer’s information. A14. Another way is #odmchange –o PdAt –q “uniquetype=tape/scsi/8mm and attribute=block_size” file Q8. 2->Same.Change this value and save the file. A16. Q16. What is the meaning of base=0 or 1 in PdDv for any device. 0->New. A9. Boot Process. Q15. 0 -> Defined. bootinfo). A15. Q18.boot + boot commands (restbase. What are the commands to show attributes of PdAt and CuAt? lsdev –PH for PdAt and lsattr –El for CuAt. ipl_varyon. Q13. A17. copycore. savebase. What are the values of “chgstatus” in CuDv and their meaning? A13. What is the state of cleanup failure filesets? Broken.1” (means range of values and increment interval) ……… ……… odmdelete –o PdAt –q “uniquetype=tape/scsi/8mm and attribute=block_size” (delete an object) odmadd file c. that can be shown by “lscfg –v” command. run “#installp –C “ to cleanup. 1->Don’t Care. 3->Missing. Q10. A10. Q12. cfgmgr. Q9. 1 -> Available. Chapter 3 Q17. d. Command to install BLV? bosboot –ad devicename . A18. What is the command to cleanup installation and how will you find improper installation? run #lslpp –L if it lists “Committing” or “Applying” or “Rejecting” or “De-installing” for long time. base=1 means devices which are to be available at boot time and loaded when booting by restbase. Q14. value1 and value2. A8. What is BLV? Kernel + Reduced ODM + rc.PdAt: uniquetype = “tape/scsi/8mm” attribute = “block_size” deflt = “1024” ------. serial number etc.

Command to check/change boot devices? F5. Q25. 3. What are the options in “Access Root Volume Group”? It lists all volume groups and their PVs. A21.Q19. . A20. 2. Q21. How do you reallocate bad blocks? dd count=1 bs=4k skip=31 seek=1 if=/dev/lv00 of=/dev/lv00” Q23. Q24. mkinsttape. A25. Access this Volme Group and start shell before mounting filesystem. Access this Volume Group and start Shell. A24. Q20. Q23. bootlist –o –m normal/service or through diag command “Display or Change bootlist” and through SMS (F1) What are the options in maintenance mode? 1. when fixing log volume by “logform /dev/hs8” command.Access RootVolume Group. When will you chose “Access Volume Group and start a shell before mounting filesystem”? When repairing FileSystem through “fsck –y –V jfs2 /dev/hd4” . when changing corrupted system file and when fixing corrupt BLV through bosboot. 2. Install from a System Backup. when selecting right Root VG. When will you use “Access Volume Group and Start a Shell”? When changing size of filesystem. NIM. Q22. Copy System Dump to Media. when doing bad block relocation. A19. it lists all LVs into that and gives options for 1. What are the ways to boot AIX into maintenance mode? CDROM. Access Advanced Maintenance and 4. A22.

A37.boot 1 init process runs from BLV and calls rc. Q29. A26. cfg. Display a warning message. Q30. run “diag –a” in that case and complete /etc/inittab. remove /etc/nologin file. Q32. fsck hd4 and mount. Q28.dt to start console. A27. Q38. loads reduced ODM and runs “cfgmgr –f” on base=1 devices and checks boot device from “bootinfo –b” Please write steps in rc. A33. How do you upgrade firmware? In SMS. 4. run cfgcon and rc. Q36. cfgmgr –p2 for normal mode. go to Utilities and install firmware from floppy. A31. Log an error in errlog file. fsck hd2 and mount.boot 3. fsck hd9var and mount and run “copycore” to copy dump into /var/adm/ras. Reboot the system. A29. A32. if chgstatus=3 in CuDv means device is missing. syncvg rootvg.boot 1 that calls restbase. ipl_varyon loads rootvg. Q27.boot 2 is called. Files for Config_Rules? /etc/methods/defsys and /usr/lib/methods/deflvm What are the types of alog? boot. dumpsymp. A36. Q35. Do all AIX servers have service mode. A34. call rc. 2. Q34. unmount /var and swapon hd6. A30. how will you check? by bootlist command. That means give a login console with priority 60 if system is hanged for 120 sec. Launch a command. Q33. 3. What is the meaning of Option Enablement Priority Timeout (seconds) Give a recovering getty enabled 60 120 A38. Q37. 5. Please write steps in rc. cfgmgr –p3 for service mode to configure devices in ODM and save configured ODM into hd5 using savebase. What are the parts of /etc/inittab file? id:runlevels:action:command What is the meaning if the runlevel is blank in /etc/inittab file? Run in all rulevels. run /etc/inittab . fsck hd3. nim. Give a recovering getty. console. Turn Off LEDs. .boot 2 then rc. What are the types of actions in /etc/inittab? off/once/wait/respawn/powerfail/sysinit(only when system is rebooted) How many types of shdaemon are? Priority Problem and Lost I/O detection. Q31.boot 3 run init from hd4. What are the options for Priority Problem in SHD? 1. Please write steps in rc. A35. run errdeamon. bosinst.Q26. A28.

shconf –E –l prio How to configure RMC (Resource Monitoring and Control)? through wsm.Q39. smit shd 2. Q41. Display a warning message. A40. What are the options for Lost I/O detection in SHD? 1. 2. What is the output of #uname –m and where is the output used? 0002DAAED700 here first 8 characters are machine ID and last 4 are machine model. Q40. Where is LVM data stored? VGDA. Reboot the system What is the way to configure SHD? 1. A41. A43. VGSA and LVCB (First 512 bytes of each LV) . A39. lsvg rootvg -> VG IDENTIFIER: 0002daae0000d7000000010d3ae8070d # lspv hdisk0 0002daaea620d8a6 (date/time configured) rootvg hdisk1 0002daae1581f1d0 rootvg hdisk2 0002daae98166b79 rootvg #lslv hd4 LV IDENTIFIER: 0002daae0000d7000000010d3ae8070d. Q42. A42.4 (VGID minor number) Q43.

If VG was inactive. 2. A52. 3. 7. bosboot and bootlist What happens when Quorum is lost? If VG is active. All LVs are inaccessible and closed. A53. Q46. minor numbers of devices? #odmget –q “value3=devicename” CuDvDr What will you do if there is any inconsistency in VG other than rootvg? #varyoffvg homevg. Q48. syncvg 5. mklvcopy All LVs. A46. Q50.a command to get free major numbers. Command to mirror LVs? # mklvcopy LogicalVolumeName Numberofcopies Q53. When system crashes. We can use “-f” option that will varyonvg but PV will be in removed state. 4. chvg –Qn rootvg. reboot. identifies correct PP. Another way is. A47. A55. A44. Q52. A45. A51. Q45. bosboot. Stores info in Outer Edge and keeps all LVs with MWC in outer edge. Q49. bootlist. 1. Q47. #extendvg rootvg newdisks. How will you create new LVCB ? lrecreatelvcb How will you mirror rootvg? 1. A54. A56. . Q55. Q56. run #varyonvg VGName which calls #syncvg –v vgname and synchronize corrupt PV. syncvg –v rootvg. Can you varyonvg a VG if Quorum is disabled and VGDA is less than 51%? If VG is mirroed. A lvlstmajor Q A Q54. 5. A48. What is MWC (Mirror Write Consistency)? It is used when entire VG is mirrored. extendvg .Q44. A50. # cfgmgr . How do you find VGDA from ODM? #lqueryvg –p hdisk1 –At What is the command to get LVCB? #getlvcb –At hd4 How will you find VGID of rootvg from ODM? #odmget –q “name=rootvg and attribute=vgserial_id” CuAt How will you find major. 6. A49. varyonvg fails. 2. #exportvg homevg. mirrorvg rootvg 4. Q51. chvg –Qn rootvg. What is /etc/vg/vgVGID? Handle to VGDA in memory. #importvg –y homevg hdisk9 What will you do if there is inconsistency in rootvg? run #rvgrecover What will you do when you find one copy in a disk of an LV has stale partitions. Yes else no. 3. Q53.

exportvg. mklv. Q65. extendvg. Q60. migratepv olddisk newdisk. varyonvg –v vgname. mount lvs. A67. restvg –f /dev/rmt0 disks… or createvg lvs and filesystem and restore from backup. A62. Q64.vgname What is the command to make system backup? mksysb –i –vf /dev/rmt. replace disk which is not working and not mirrored. connect new disks. A58. A64. exportvg to remove vginfo from ODM. run rvgrecover If single LV ODM fails? synclvodm –l lvname vgname. varyoffvg. reducevg. How will you replace a disk which is mirrored? Remove all copies of all LVs from disk. Q63. extendvg vgname newdisk. #unmirrorvg lvxx 1 hdiskx #reducevg vgname diskx. rmdev –l hdiskx –d. rmdev. reboot. Q67. But for rootvg. If an exported vg is being imported again after making changes in LVs. cfgmgr. #restore –rvqf /dev/rmt0 When non-rootvg has failed. Q66.0 (-i means create new image. replace disk which is not mirrored but working. rmdev –ld olddisk. Q58. Q61. umount /dev/lvx.Disk Replacement Q57. importvg. swapoff pagingdevice. reducevg vgname oldvg. for rootvg. after adding new disk-> #migratepv -l hd5 hdisk1 hdisk2 #bosboot –ad /dev/hdisk2 #chpv –c hdisk1 (clean boot sector info) #bootlist #migratepv hdisk1 disk2 reducevg and rmdev hdisk1 Q59. exportvg and importvg works. A63. If someone has removed disk from ODM using rmdev? #reducevg vgname pvid If ODM got corrupted for a VG? if vg is not file) . /etc/exclude. What are the steps to export VG? umount all LVs. A60. A57. rmfs and rmlv. A61. crfs. lspv –l disk1. A65. mirrorvg lvxx 2 newdisk. A66. Q62. rmdev –dl all disks. A59. what option is used? #importvg –L –y myvg hdiskx (-L learning mode) What is the name of file that includes names of files not to be taken backup. extendvg vgname newdisk.

A73. Q70. #alt_disk_install -C –b update_all –l /dev/cd0 hdisk1 (installing from first disk0 to disk1 and also using installation CD to upgrade). rootvg data. Q77. mkinsttape image (image. Q78. Q74. How will you remove another alt_disk_install image? #alt_disk_install -X What is the name and location of similar file image. and change PPSIZE then take mksysb and restore. What is the structure of mksysb tape? It has 4 parts.Q68. . How will you determine the blocksize of tape created for mksysb? #chdev –l rmt0 blocksize=512 #tctl –f /dev/rmt0 rewind #restore –s2 -xvfq /dev/rmt0/tapeblksz #cat /tapeblksz What are the two usage of Alternate Disk Installation? To install mksysb on another disk in running machine or To clone rootvg on running machine. 1. Q69. (First three parts are stored in 512Blocks). A68. How will you verify the mksysb data? #tctl –f /dev/rmt0 rewind #restore –s4 -Tqvf /dev/rmt0 > toc-file What are the special switches in bosinst. Q71. Q79. #alt_disk_install -d /dev/rmt0 hdisk2 (Then use bootlist) #smit alt_mksysb 2. maintenance files).data? PROMPT = yes RECOVER_DEVICES = yes/no (To restore network information of the source machine) SWITCH_TO_PRODUCT_TAPE (To make clone. A69. bosinst. A70. Q75. Q76. 3. Boot Image 2. #smit alt_clone. A77. A75. Q72. Command to take online backup of JFS2 #chfs -a splitcopy = /backup -a copy = 3 /usr #backup -0 -vf /dev/rmt0 /backup #unmount /backup #rmfs /backup How to take snapshot of LVs and how to restore? Q73. A72. if you want to use installation media to install additional packages) How to change PP Size? #mkszfile # vi / Command to backup VG? #savevg –f /dev/rmt0 VGNAME How many copies are required to take online JFS2 backup? 3 1. A71. A78. Dummy TOC File for savevg command? /tmp/vgdata/vgname/vgname. tapeblksz.

Q86. #fsdb Examine or modify snapshot superblocks and map. A85. What are three modes for diag? Concurrent Mode when device is busy.2. What are the 5 ways to get system dump? 1. restart. Q81. select “Test The Computer”. Splitvg creates /fs/data filesystem for newvg. Problem Determination. can take inode based backup and #joinvg SnapshotVG Q80. Keyboard 2. Q88. #backsnap. A89. reset button 5. A80. sysdumpdev –l Primary Dump Device Secondary Dump Device Copy Directory Forced copy flag (If /var is full. Q82. whenever changes are done on any side VG. What are the selection options in diag? Diagnostic Routines -> 1. Stand Alone Mode using diag CD. A82. When rejoining the VG.A79. A83. Command to list crash dump configuration. Maintenance Mode “shutdown –m” then run diag.rte What is diag used for? diag is used for testing devices if they are not busy and analyzing error reports generated by errpt. both are synched. #snapshot. System Verification 2. boot in service mode. shutdown machine. A88. Q83. #mount –v jfs2 –o snapshot /dev/mysnaplv /home/mysnaplv Copy corrupted file from mysnap to original location and unmount /home/mysnaplv How does VG snapshot work? splitvg causes mirrored VG to save snapshot. Q87. Q89.3) -f force split even if there are stale partitions -i creates independent VG which can not be rejoined. other side corresponding PPs are marked stale. command Q85. How to check diagnostic reports? /usr/lpp/diagnostics/bin/diagrpt –r/a How to do diagnostic in old systems? In SMS mode. A81. which fileset is required for diag? bos. #splitvg [ -y SnapVGnam ] [ -c copy ] [ -f ] [ -i ] VGname -c specifies which mirror to use (1. A84. How to use Diagnostic CD? Insert CD. A87. A86. there are very few devices which can be analysed. ask for tape) Always allow dump (Can use Keyboard or Reset Button) . smit 3. diag will automatically run. Q84.diag. System Crash 4.

A95.Dump Compression Q90. Q91. A97. Command to change secondary dump device permanently. Keyboard (Use Ctrl + Alt + Num Pad 1/2) (use #sysdumpdev –k 2. A90. Q93. Reset button. Q96. #sysdumpstart –p/s or smit to enable) Q95. #sysdumpdev -P -s /dev/rmt0 Command to display last dump information sysdumpdev -L What is /dev/hd7? Machines with Real Memory > 4GB creates dedicated dump device in hd7 How will you specify dump device through mksysb? in /bosinst. A92. Q97. A91. A96. Command to deactivate primary dump device temporarily? #sysdumpdev –p /dev/sysdumpnull (this command will set primary dump device to /dev/sysdumpnull temporarily. Q94. A93. Q92. Q98. A94. . 1. large_dump: DUMPDEVICE = /dev/ls_dumplv SIZE_GB = 1 Command to estimate dump size? #sysdumpdev -e How to set compressed Dump? #sysdumpdev -C Command to integrate all sysdumpdev options? “dumpcheck” Give ways to take system dump. A98.

A106. How to check Priority? A102. reboots. What happens after system crash? A99.0. Command to check CPU A101. Q100. when sys% + usr% > 80% Q104. backup /unix and /var/adm/ras/vmcore. #svmon –Pt 10 Q107. #ps aux and #sar -u Q102. Command to generate CPU bound processes Monitoring report A104.Z IBM will use kdb command to analyse. #tprof -x sleep 60 This creates __prof. Command to find top 10 memory bound processes. It creates system dump and if in #smit chgsys “Automatically Reboot after System Crash” is set. #snap -a -o /dev/rmt0 Command used to create tape.all file 100 ticks=1sec Q105.Q99. its block size. #vmstat #svmon –G (Global Report) Q106. How to collect system information and crash dump for IBM analysis? A100. Command to analyse Filesystem and DiskIO . ps –elf Q103. When will you confirm your system is CPU bound? A103. Memory usage report command A105. Q101.

Command to configure PDT A111. For user “adm” ***** /usr/sbin/perf/diag_tool/Driver_daily (Collect Information) ***** /usr/sbin/perf/diag_tool/Driver_daily2 (Generate Reports) ***** /usr/sbin/perf/diag_tool/Driver_offweekly (Remove reports) Q113. Command to change nice value of a command? A110. #iostat –E #filemon -o filename #trcstop (To stop tracing) #cat filename Q108.A107. Q111. #nice –n -15 command& Q110. How to run a command with specific nice value (e. vi /etc/qconfig Ksh: Device = kshdev Discipline = fcfs Kshdev: Backend = /usr/bin/ksh #qadm –D ksh (make queue down) #qprt –P ksh script1 #qprt –P ksh script2 When system is free: #qadm –U ksh (make queue up) Q109. How to use qconfig to schedule processes? A108. #renice –n -10 commandPID Nice value will change from 35 to 25. 20+15 =35)? A109. #/usr/sbin/perf/diag_tool/pdt_config Q112. PDT Files? .g. What changes PDT do in crontab when configured? A112.

How to restrict user to particular directory? A116. in /etc/security/login. /var/perf/cfg/diag_tool/. deputy1 and deputy2 passwords . Q116.files /var/perf/cfg/diag_tool/. vi /usr/lib/security/methods.cfg #chuser SHELL=/usr/bin/Rsh username Q117.cfg add “herald = message”.deputy1.Q114.Secondpassword Q118.deputy2 So it will ask for login password. add shell /usr/bin/Rsh to /etc/security/login. Write some configuration files for PDT. Where to add another authentication script? A117. /etc/security/user auth1 = SYSTEM.nodes /var/perf/cfg/diag_tool/.SYSTEM. A114. How will you change login message? A115.threashhold /var/perf/cfg/diag_tool/.limits Security Q115. How to make double password method? A118.cfg Secondpassword: Program = path to script vi /etc/security/user auth1= SYSTEM.

At login prompt. chmod in octal format removes ACL Only backup command saves ACLs acledit requires vi editor Q121. How will you find Trojan horse? A124. #acledit attributes: SUID base permissions: owner(frank): rwgroup(system): r-x others: --extended permissions: enabled deny r-. g:mail permit rw.g:account. press Ctrl + x and Ctrl + r Attention Key) If login screen stays. /etc/security/sysck.Q119.u:chas. Options in ACL and its command? A119. g:finance #aclget and aclput Q120. Where does TCB stores rules? A121. its original else it will open tsh (called SAK.cfg) #tcbck -a filename=classname (add file to particular class in sysck.u:john.cfg) #tcbck -t classname (check all files listed for a class) #tcbck -d filename Q123.cfg Q122. Secure . restrictions on ACL? A120. g:system specify r-. How to find if file is trusted? A123. g:gateway. #tcbck –t /etc/passwd #tcbck –t tree (for complete current directory) -t (check and prompt) -n only reports -p fix without report or prompt -y report and fix #tcbck –t ALL (check all files listed in sysck. filename filename Q124. #ls -le filename -rw-rw---root system #tcbck –n filename Fixed Now #ls -le filename -rw-rw----+ root system + sign indicates file is trusted. Commands to use TCB? A122.

What are the types of error in report? A127. /etc/syslog. P -> Permanent. #smit errclear Q132. U -> Unknown Q128. Configuration file for Syslog Daemon and change in host file.Q125. Where does error log save report in ODM? A132. O -> Operator. Pending.conf and loghost entry in host file Q134. Q129. How do you provide arguments to scr? A134. A133. /etc/objrepos/errnotify #odmshow errnotify Important is “err_method” Q133.cfg /dev/tty0: sak_enabled = true In /etc/security/user Root: tpath = on Now you can check if a particular command is allowed in tcb #chtcb query /usr/bin/ls tsh> ls –l Command is not trusted #chtcb on /usr/bin/ls (add into trusted path) Q126. How do you clear error reports? A131. What are the classes of error? A128. smit errdaemon Q131. U -> Undetermined. in /etc/security/login. I->Informational. Error Report Options and command A126. Performance. #errpt -a (detail report) #errpt -A (Intermediate report) #errpt –d H (Hardware Errors) #errpt –a -d S (Software Errors) #errpt -c > /dev/console (Concurrent error logging) Q127. How do you open error report configuration through smit? A130. #startsrc -s inetd -a “-d” (Start with Debugging enabled) . S -> Software. /var/adm/ras/errlog Q130. How to configure Trusted Terminal? A125. T -> Temporary. Where does err log file stores? A129. H -> Hardware.

fsck [-p|y|n] [-f] [-V filesystem(jfs or jfs2] -> first unmount the filesystem. Command to move PP of an LV to another specific disk’s PP. It allows users to add Informational error to errlog. How to configure Documentation Server? A138.debug errlog” Q136. nbpi Q145. Why do you specify Web Client in Documentation Server? A140. http://hostname/cgi-bin/ds_form Q140. How will you find those logins which were not successful? /etc/security/failedlogin Which command you use to cleanup old files? skulker removes files in /tmp. What does errlogger command do? A136. without filesystem name. In syslog. defragfs -[q|r] filesystem -q means report status. 4096 bytes=nbpi.out. Q137. #smit –C #smit –x #smit –l /tmp/smit. #lquerypv –M disk0 Q143. Q141. -r means report status that would be after defrag.script Q138. -f more info. How to find out LTG of a disk? A142. How to open wsm for particular host? A141. Command to defragment file system? A148. ed.log #smit –s /tmp/smit. A143. Q146. #migratelp hd/3 hdisk1/130 Q144. File System Size.Q135. #smit web_configure Q139. it will check all which are set to be checked in /etc/filesystems Q150.hup Q148. Q149. What is the URL of Documentation Server? A139.conf “ *. Options for fsck? A149. it automatically open web client. different smit options A137. #wsm –host <hostname> Q142. Is paging filesystems listed in /etc/filesystem . a. A146. core files. How do you redirect syslog messages to errorlog? A135. Fragment Size. Q147. A147. What is the smallest size of a file? A145. What information is stored in SuperBlocks? A144. Free List. -n dont fix. When we run #docsearch command . -p quick fix. dont use any option to really defrag.

john: Password = abcgef Lastupdate = 88975677 Flags = ADMCHG. How to use restore command? A154. restore complete filesystem) #smit backfile #smit restfile Q155.hushlogin Q157. What will you do to disable motd? A156. create empty $HOME/. Q153. datetime. online documentation. ! means password is encrypted * means user is locked Q158. configassist or smitty assist or install_assist -> allows password change. #rmps. | backup –ivqf /dev/rmt0 Q154. wsm. #swapon Q152. System V . Which screen opens just after installation of AIX on reboot? A152. installation. AIX standard 2. #pwdadm Q160. 1. #backup –ivqf /dev/rmt0 filewithlisting -i Get names of file from stdin -u Update #backup –u –1 –f /dev/rmt0 /home #find . #lsps. What is the meaning of Admin Flag is set to True? A155. #mkps. storage and ps. #restore –Tvf /dev/rmt0 #restore –xvf /dev/rmt0 file1 file2 file3 (-x -> restore individual file) #restore –rvqf /dev/rmt0 (-r -> recursive.A150. What are symbols in passwd file for password entry? A157. no restriction. Q156. That means only root can change properties of that user or users in that group.ADMIN. Command on Paging Spaces. #swapoff. which command you will use to change password? A159. Q151. What are the options in /etc/security/passwd file? A158. #chps. How to use backup command? A153. not Security Group members. language selection. tcp/ip. A151.NOCHECK ADMCHG Admin will change the password ADMIN Admin changed the password NOCHECK User can change any password. Q159. As a user of security group. How many Print Subsystems are there in AIX? A160. No. its in /etc/swapspaces.

162. chfs –a freeze={ timeout | 0 | off} 0 or off means unfreeze. not dir. delete sortlink will not delete destination but delete destination will delete softlink. How will you freeze mounted filesystem for writing? A. Hardlink will not point anything. clearing and setting a new PVID on the LUNs with: # chdev -l <hdisk#> -a pv=clear # chdev -l <hdisk#> -a pv=yes Q162. # getconf -a|grep KERN KERNEL_BITMODE: # getconf –a 64 #difference between soft and hard link softlink -> points to its destination. How will you give new PVID to disk without removing data? A161. changing permission will not change permission of other. deleting any file will not delete other.Q161. -a refreeze={timeout} reassign freeze time. #devdrpci. #lvlstmajor . only points to file. changing permission will change other file also.

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